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Webinar Details Celebrity is hardly a new phenomenon; however, thanks to the digital age, it’s never been easier to become the next big thing. Young people in 2021 consume media in a rapidly-changing landscape, and experience a personalized digital experience every time they glance at a screen. These experiences are crafted to feature the latest influencers and kidfluencers, who expose children and teens to subtle and overt advertisements, as well

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Tuesday, October 26th at 8pm (EST): The Role of Play in “Building” Media Literacy Join us during Media Literacy Week to hear Jorge Aguirre (Head Writer of Alma’s Way), Michelle Cuila Lipkin (executive director for the National Assossciation for Media Literacy Education) and Sarah Jacobstein (Sr. Manager, Government & Public Affairs, Americas at the LEGO Group) speak about ways to incorporate play and critical thinking into children’s media. This insightful discussion will

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Global Media and Information Literacy Week will take place from October 25-31, 2021. Join the CMIL as we celebrate the importance of Media and Information Literacy for All. Sherri will be moderating several webinars throughout the week. Details below. For more information on U.S. Media Literacy Week click here. For more information on Global Media and Information Literacy Week click here. Sherri’s Webinars Tuesday, October 26: “The Role of Play in “Building” Media Literacy. Presented

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The International Expert Conference in Media and Information Literacy will take place November 29-30, 2021. The theme of the conference is “AUDIENCE MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY: Ten Years of Achievements and the Way Forward”. The conference will include: Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Fez Declaration on Media and Information Literacy (2011-2021)  Recognition of the 10th Edition of the Global Media and Information Literacy Week (Global MIL Week 2021) The Conference invites Media and Information Literacy experts,

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As a member of the UNESCO MIL Alliance, the CMIL is proud to serve as the US partner for the Online International Children’s Film Festival TAKORAMA. https://www.takorama.org/en   The objective of the festival is to offer children original short films on the theme of solidarity in a free and educational context. Each short film is accompanied by a pedagogical sheet. After watching the short films, each child gives his/her opinion and votes for

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Did you miss the Children’s Media Career Symposium? Learn more about our amazing panelists and Guest Speakers below. Watch a recording of the event here! (This video includes the first hour of the event with the keynote speakers address and the final hour of the event with the Q&A and all guest speakers. Breakout sessions were not recorded) Event Information: If you are considering a career in media or a career

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On Monday April 19th Sherri Hope Culver participated in the Digital Playgrounds – Young Gamers and Critical Thinking Webinar. Watch the webinar here! Webinar Description: When adults look at teenagers playing video games, they often see a pleasant (but also ultimately meaningless) way of spending free time. What they might miss is the fact that for many young people games have become the most important part of their media ecosystem

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Join the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University for the third Children’s Media Career Symposium. The event will be held on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm over zoom. The event is geared to students and alumni interested in working in children’s media. If you are considering a career in media or a career focused on children, this event is an opportunity to

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  Please join the CMIL and the Children’s Media Association for a special event celebrating Global Media & Information Literacy Week. We will be holding an online discussion on, “Future Proofing: How to responsibly create AI, AR and VR content for kids”. This event will be taking place on October 28th at 5:00 pm (EST). Jumpstart your knowledge about the next areas of content development for kids: immersive experiences that blend

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